Loretta Lynch

Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

Loretta Lynch Loretta Lynch has received confirmation from the Senate as the U.S. attorney general more than five months after President Barack Obama nominated her for the position, ...
Tim Kaine

Profile: Tim Kaine, Senator for Virginia

Tim Kaine Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) serves on the armed services, budget, foreign relations and aging committees and is a ranking member of the armed services readiness subcommittee. Kaine ...
cybersecurity

Report: House Plans Floor Consideration for Cyber Bill After Spring Recess

The House will deliberate on a proposed cybersecurity legislation the week of April 21 to address liability protections for the private sector to facilitate cyber information sharing ...
Capitol_Building

Senate Passes Budget Plan in 52-46 Vote

The Senate has passed a fiscal year 2016 budget that increases military funding and seeks a 10-year deficit reduction of $5.1 trillion without any tax increases, USA Today reported ...
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Senate Intell Panel OKs Cyber Data Sharing Bill; Richard Burr Comments

The Senate Intelligence Committee has passed legislation that authorizes the government to share cyber intelligence with the private sector, National Journal reported Thursday. Dustin ...
Michelle Lee

Senate Confirms Michelle Lee as USPTO Chief

Michelle Lee Michelle Lee, formerly deputy director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, has been confirmed as head of the agency, The Hill newspaper reported Monday. Jordain Carney ...
Congress

House GOP Plans Stopgap to Extend DHS Funding Bill Talks

House Republicans are considering a three-week stopgap bill to temporarily fund the Department of Homeland Security beyond a Friday midnight deadline and prevent the agency’s ...
Deborah Lee James

Air Force Sec. Deborah James Wants 2019 Deadline Extended for US-Made Rocket Engine

Deborah Lee James The U.S. Air Force is seeking extension of a congressionally approved 2019 deadline for the completion of an American-made rocket engine for use in national security ...
Ashton Carter

Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

Ashton Carter The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Ashton Carter as the country’s next defense secretary in the same week that Congress received an authorization request from ...
Ashton Carter

Senate Armed Services Panel Moves Ashton Carter Nomination Forward

Ashton Carter The Senate Armed Services Committee voted Tuesday to approve the nomination of Ashton Carter for the defense secretary post, SASC Republicans said on Twitter Tuesday ...